To support access to finance for small and medium sized businesses, especially those owned and run by women, and to support productivity and growth in the horticulture, leather and textiles sectors in order to raise incomes and create jobs.
UK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.
A multilateral project administered by the World Bank which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the land use sector through sustainable landscape management, whilst improving the livelihoods of forest communities. The ISFL combines upfront technical assistance with results-based finance which rewards countries which implement landscape-level approaches that reduce emissions from the forest and land-use sector. Defra is supporting programmes in Indonesia and Zambia
To support the Government of Ethiopia in the provision of map based land certificates to farmers in four regions and assist them to fully benefit from increased investment and productivity through the development of the rural land market and its supporting operations. The project will be a driver to increasing income by 20% for over 500,000 households. It will also secure land ownership for 6.1 million households, of whom around 70% will be women
To support the Government of Ethiopia to increase domestic revenues (in real terms and as a proportion of GDP), and to improve accountability and transparency in how the revenues are deployed (public expenditure).
To reduce hunger, improve livelihoods and reduce the risk of famine in rural Ethiopia by (i) providing cash and food transfers, livelihoods advice and access to microfinance to 1.2 million extremely poor Ethiopians and (ii) creating local infrastructure which reverses environmental degradation and improves access to markets and basic services. 85% of participant households receive transfers as wages for labour on public works projects (including 32,000 km of hillside terraces, 3,000 km of rural roads and 400 new or expanded schools); while the remainder (the elderly, those with disabilities, and pregnant women) receive cash and / or food without a labour requirement. This programme contributes towards national and international development goals and DFID’s own targets for reducing poverty and hunger and for building household resilience to climate change and other shocks.
To strengthen the effectiveness of growth enhancing public investment in Ethiopia in order to promote outward orientated, manufacturing-led inclusive growth. The project will finance the provision of technical assistance to Government of Ethiopia ministries and agencies linked to energy, trade logistics and urban development. The beneficiaries of the project will be the Ethiopian population through increased jobs and access to investment related services.
To improve the functionality of primary health care units, reducing health inequalities, and increasing domestic financing for health to sustain and accelerate the pace of improvement in adolescent, maternal and child health in Ethiopia. This will be achieved through the Sustainable Development Goals Performance Fund, which will provide essential medicines, and improve the readiness of primary health care units and skills of primary health care staff to provide quality health services. The programme will also provide technical assistance for effective implementation of the National Health Financing Strategy to increase domestic financing for health, refine and scale-up the Ethiopian Health Insurance systems, and to develop and implement a Public Private Partnership Strategy to improve health outcomes.
Support displacement-affected people and host communities in marginalised areas of Ethiopia through improved basic social services (including education, health, WASH), livelihoods and vocational training, shelter and protection. Support in areas of outward migration and in response to migration challenges. DFID will also support the deployment of standby/surge personnel for pivotal technical specialist positions as part of emergency responses.
Contributing to shared prosperity and development through projects which support improvements in young people's education, strengthen English language teaching and learning and provide skills and positive pathways for their future lives.
To increase trust between government and civil society to deliver enhanced state accountability and responsiveness, resulting in better quality public services. The programme supports building the capcity of Civil Society Organisations through provision of grants and capacity building interventions.
To build Ethiopia’s resilience to shocks by seeking to support the Government of Ethiopia to lead an effective and accountable humanitarian response system. It will have four key strands: Providing technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia to lead and deliver an effective and accountable humanitarian response , delivering food and cash to people in humanitarian need in the most effective way, respond to emergency humanitarian needs in the most effective way and monitoring, evaluation and learning to strengthen humanitarian delivery in Ethiopia.
To deliver 'family planning for everyone who wants it’ in all of Ethiopia by: (a) improving the availability of modern family planning services at primary health care units ; (b) reducing regional disparities in the access to and voluntary use of modern family planning services; and (c) improving capacity of, and domestic financing for the Ethiopian health service delivery system for providing comprehensive family planning services.
Maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of DFID Ethiopia’s programme portfolio through identifying and helping to address risks in the supply chain.
This programme will improve the resilience of water and sanitation services in Ethiopia, Bangladesh and Nepal. The programme also supports Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Malawi and Mozambique to develop health surveillance systems to identify and respond to climate-related changes in the incidence of water and sanitation related diseases.
The ‘Ethiopian Jobs Compact’ will support the Government of Ethiopia’s industrialisation efforts, creating over 100,000 jobs for Ethiopians and refugees residing in the country. The Compact will match international support for job creation in Ethiopia to the gradual relaxation of the limitations on labour market access for 30,000 refugees. The job creation elements of the Compact would focus on Ethiopia’s ambitious industrialisation plans. This would support improvements in the investment climate, investment promotion, and improving environmental and social standards in the manufacturing sector. This would create over 100,000 jobs, mainly for young women, in global value chains such as garments and textiles. Support to refugees would include the necessary legislative changes but also training, relocation, rehousing and protection measures for this vulnerable group. It is anticipated that some of these employment opportunities for refugees would be in the manufacturing sector.
The Strategic Research Fund (SRF) will help underpin DFID and HMG’s strategy and investments in Ethiopia through targeted, short-term analysis and research. Specific pieces of work under the Fund may include research, policy advice, and capacity building such as short term surge support to government offices or other institutions, and training seminars. The programme will support stronger partnerships with Government of Ethiopia, Ethiopian research institutions, and civil society, providing a foundation to influence policy and maximise the impact and value for money of HMG’s work.
The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment through locally based projects worldwide. The initiative funds projects that help countries rich in biodiversity but poor in financial resources to meet their objectives under one or more of the biodiversity conventions. The objective is to to address threats to biodiversity such as: - habitat loss or degradation - climate change - invasive species - over-exploitation - pollution and eutrophication
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Chevening Scholarships in Ethiopia which enables students to pursue postgraduate study at UK higher education institutions, returning to contribute to the development of their home country
This program aims to effectively contribute to the creation of human capital - vital to drive Ethiopia’s industrialization process and realize inclusive growth. It will work to transform education system performance, producing better school leadership, more educated school leavers, especially disadvantaged girls and children from poor communities. DFID’s support is expected to contribute for the result in improved learning outcomes for around 1,035 Million students; half of whom are girls; increased number going to secondary schools.The focuse is on reducing inequalities in education participation and achievement through pre-primary expansion, better education for girls, refugees and up to 24,000 students with special needs.